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. a member of the civil rights and i'm here in my capacity. civil rights was established -- >> he needs a microphone. >> this was established in the95 to among other things examine matters related to denials of protection and race and discrimination and because immigration ofte implicates matters pertaining to national origin and discrimination, the commission over the years has regularly conducted hearings on aspects of immigration including illegal immigration. the most recent such hearing occurred dealing with the specific issue of the effect of illegal immigration on the wage and employment levels of americans, specifically black americans and the evidence produced at that hearing showed that illegal immigration a disproportionately negative effect on employment and wage levels of low skilled americans, specifically black americans. >> mr. chairman, we have a hard time hearing. if you can get that a little closer. it's important to remember that witnesses at the hearing were witnesses that spanned the ideological spectrum. despite differences to policy every witness agreed that ille
of the 16th street baptist church ibirmingham 50 years ago which served as a catalyst for the civil rights movement. in addition, mr. speaker, we'll take up h.r. 1549, the helping sick americans now act. this bill authored by representatives joe pitts, michael burgess, and ann wagner, will help americans with pre-existing conditions obtain insurance coverage without delay. we'll also consider h.r. 527, the responsible helium administration and stewardship act, a bipartisan bill sponsored by chairman hastings. this legislation applies free market principles to future sales from the federal helium reserve and will protect thousands of american jobs. i thank the gentleman. i yield back. mr. hoyer: i thank the majority leader for the information for next week. i would observe that he and i co-chaired, honorary co-chairs, john lewis the chair, our leader, along with terry sewell and spencer bachus and congresswoman roby, delegation, to march across the ed mupped pet tiss bridge to recognize -- edmund pettus bridge to recognize the voting rights act and the acts that led up to that. the goad med
hailed as a civil rights hero, but marlin luther king would be turning over in his grave. >> i know i screwed up along the way, and since you, thomas perez, are now, i won't look if you won't look, is that what we're saying? >> basically, the democrats hail him as a civil rights hero saying he's good he denied the supreme court prief lemings, and republicans who want now to court the minority vote are averting eyes. >> why? why is this happening? >> the senate is to give advice and con -- consent. we believe he should get the nominees asked for for the cabinet, but what mr. perez has done is willfully misled house investigators, did a quid pro quo that's shady, has a record of unequal enforcement of the law. this man should -- >> bottom line, he gets through? >> a good chance. >> after all that? >> we'll see what happens in the hearing tomorrow. the house oversight investigation monday was so comprehensive, 270 pages unvailing this scandal so that i think some ?artses are going to give -- senators are going to -- >> there's hope here? >> always hold on. >> me too. mary, you're great,
. you would not have had it and not a series of civil rights pieces of sieve legislation pass given the way this senate operates. >> it's about leadership. david? >> i agree. >> on both sides of pennsylvania avenue -- >> we have had arguments on this show before about barack obama. i'm disappointed in him. i think he wasn't strong enough. i agree with, sadly, with maureen's column. >> i go back to what an ambassador from the middle east told me in year one about president obama. i thought he was extraordinarily moving at the state of the union. but said from the mistake they make, richard, i'm sure you heard this a lot. mistake they make at the white house in twine they blebelieve speech is the end instead of the speech the mean to get to the end. you start there. but you have to do the lyndon johnson, the george w. bush which is -- >> you think they are. the most salient fact in maureen's column is the person they are sending up to the hill is practically invisible. they think they are bending ears and doing politics but it's so ineffectual the result is what the result was. >> i'v
him of constitutional rights is preposterous. the supreme court has spoken to this after the civil war and when the courts habeas n the right of corpus couldn't be suspended. 'm a soldier and when you misuse the laws of war you endanger people like me on the battlefield. there are instances when combatants.re enemy this is not one of them. about no one is talking depriving anybody of constitutional rights. the miranda warning says you amendment right. if the information you provide, information this may save lives prevent terrorist acts in the future, can't be used not in you, you are danger of self-incrimination. used it would is still be habeas corpus right. so what we are saying and what he is saying and i think it is rong there is no such thing as global jihadist movement. i think the evidence of that is we will treat d somebody who commits an act of brutal terrorism as a criminal them to lawyer up and say don't say a word, information,hem any we will deal later and i think i think this is illful blindness and reckless in regard to the people who may foruture.ctims in the guest: re
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